Archive for December, 2010

Erotic art censored in New Bedford

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Erotic art was (briefly) censored in seven deadly sins exhibit at Colo Colo Gallery in New Bedford. reports: “Several people have taken issue with the actions of Diane Arsenault, executive director of Downtown New Bedford Inc., who covered the gallery windows Saturday because she was worried about children catching a glimpse during the Holiday Stroll. … Arsenault described her response as a temporary fix for an immediate concern — a meet-and-greet with Santa that was about to start at the gallery next door.”

New York’s Frick marks 75th anniversary

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

New York’s Frick marks 75th anniversary, with remarks from director Anne Poulet, formerly a curator at Boston’s MFA: “Our goal has been to make the works of art easier to appreciate without in any way shocking the public.”

Tim Hussey finds fine artist within

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Charlestown City Paper: Tim Hussey‘s “illustrative work was regularly featured in Business Week, Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. By all accounts he was what any Rhode Island School of Design grad could hope to be: a working and successful artist.” But he wanted to discover “serious painter hiding behind the shadow of a successful commercial artist.”